Conservative Management of Major Blunt Renal Trauma with Extravasation: A Viable Option?

@article{Elashry2008ConservativeMO,
  title={Conservative Management of Major Blunt Renal Trauma with Extravasation: A Viable Option?},
  author={Osama M. Elashry and Basma Abdel Moneim Dessouky},
  journal={European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={35},
  pages={115-123}
}
To evaluate our experience in the management of patients with major blunt renal trauma treated at a major urban trauma center during the last ten years. The medical records of 72 patients with major blunt renal lacerations treated from 1998 to 2008 were reviewed retrospectively. Patients were broken down into two groups based on whether they were managed conservatively (group 1) or surgically (group 2). Each group was compared with respect to the initial evaluation, computerized tomography… CONTINUE READING
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